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Quality & Safety Markers


Helping develop guidance documents for data collection to make sure the information we collect is an accurate reflection of what is happening in health care.

Reducing surgical site infection: Preoperative hair removal

NEWS: 21 Mar 2014, Healthcare Associated Infections

Clipping not shaving the surgical site is the third in a series of intervention guidelines[1] developed by the Commission’s national Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) Programme, led by Auckland and Canterbury district health boards.

Surveying teamwork and communication

NEWS: 24 Feb 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This essay 'Do you work well with others? It depends on whom you ask' shows the results of a study on teamwork and communication undertaken at Vancouver's St Paul's Hospital.

Making New Zealand Hospitals Safer

NEWS: 17 Nov 2010, Adverse Events

The Commission has released the 2009/2010 report of serious and sentinel events across the country’s District Health Boards (DHBs).